Days is a public awareness and fundraising campaign held throughout
June and July.
United Cerebral Palsy of Greater of Dane County (UCP) works with area
businesses to organize the participation of over 2,000 employees. This
year businesses can choose to participate in our UCP Days Lunch Event or
take their own ideas and create an internal
company fundraiser for UCP.
Choose from select dates in June and July for your company to
participate and order lunch from the menu UCP provides featuring
a local restaurant. Collect $10 from each person who orders lunch and
sit back and relax while the UCP staff delivers your lunches to you.
(Please note there is a minimum of 15 orders per location to participate.)
Coffee and Bagels Event
Choose from select dates in June and July for your company to have your
breakfast delivered to you. Collect $7 from each person
who orders coffee and breakfast and sit back and relax while the UCP
staff brightens your morning.
(Please note there is a minimum of 15 orders per location to participate.)
Fired Up Pottery & Glass Fundraiser –
Support UCP by painting an item or purchasing a gift certificate on Thursday, June 27th.
Fired Up will then donate 30% of the sales on June 27th to UCP’s programs and services.
Madison Mallards Outing – Support UCP by purchasing your Mallards ticket for $10 and attend the game against the Green Bay Bullfrogs
on Thursday, July 18th.
Company Activities – Staff events in which companies hold internal fundraisers including casual days, golf tournaments, competitions,
cookouts, bake sales or other events.
For more information about UCP Days events or to find out how you can get involved, please contact Alicia Acker at firstname.lastname@example.org or 608-237-8541.
Club Madison will host its first annual Families Juggling Cancer Conference on
Saturday, May 4th from 8:30
a.m. to 1 p.m. (FLIER ATTACHED). The conference will host engaging activities for parents,
children, and teens to help them better understand and live with a cancer
diagnosis in the family. Workshops will include, “How to Talk to Your Kids
about Cancer”, “Financial Challenges for Families Facing Cancer”, “Family Yoga
Playshop”, “Fun Healthy Family Cooking”, “Parenting a Child with Cancer”, and
“Using Play and Art to Talk With Your Kids”. Breakfast and lunch are included.
is no cost to attend the conference.
Advance registration is preferred, but walk-in attendees are welcome. To register, please visit www.GildasClubMadison.org or call (608) 828-8880.
Club Madison, 7907 UW Health Court, Middleton, WI 53562_______________________________________________________________________________________________
Saturday May 18th, 11am-2pm the COLUMBIA COUNTY HUMANE SOCIETY presents ADOPT A THON and PET PALOOZA. At Pierce's Marketplace BARABOO AND PORTAGE LOCATIONS.
10-20 adoptable animals on site. Same day adoption possible for those who complete the application process. Pierce's will contribute 10% of each adoption fee. Free bag of Purina Pet Food with each adoption! Cookout and snacks, photo booth, face painting, K9 unit appearances, contests, prizes, raffles and more! For more information please contact KARA at email@example.com or call 608-356-6671.
The Columbia County Humane Society is planning their first ever used jewelry sale to be held on JUNE 22nd from 9a-3p at CCHS. Necklaces, bracelet, earrings, rings, watches and more! Come support the Columbia County Humane Society! CCHS N7768 Industrial Road, Portage WI 608 742 3666.
Plymouth, WI – April 25, 2013 –Plymouth, Wisconsin will host its first annual
Mural and Arts Festival, a unique, multi-faceted fine arts festival and celebration
inspired by the Walldogs street art murals that dot the historic downtown. The
weekend festival, from Friday, June 28 through Sunday, June 30, boasts a wide
variety of activities, including a juried fine art fair, live music, strolling entertainers
and musicians, street vendors, a Cabaret show, community theater events, and
children’s activities ranging from a petting zoo and interactive storytelling to
coloring huge 7’ long murals scattered throughout the downtown area.
“The murals will come to life during the festival,” says Mary Martin, Executive
Director of Plymouth Chamber of Commerce. “Each of the 25 hand-painted
murals represents an exciting element of our history and culture, giving visitors a
taste of what makes Plymouth such a wonderful place to explore and
One highlight of the event occurs Saturday evening at 7 pm, when the Mural and
Arts Festival will dedicate Plymouth's 25th outdoor mural, which was painted in
Summer of 2012.
The festival coincides with the fifth annual juried Festival of Fine Arts at the
Plymouth Arts Center. Over 25 local and regional artists will display and sell their
original fine art from their booths on Mill Street from 10 am to 4 pm on Saturday,
June 29. Artists working in a wide range of media will compete for Best in Show
awards and cash prizes. During the art fair hours, look for artist demonstrations,
face painting, and ongoing kids’ art workshops conducted by Abrakadoodle in the
Arts Center classrooms, where children can create and take home their own
works of art.
Donna Hahn, Executive Director of Plymouth Arts Center, explains, “Between the
mural street performances, the live music, and the incredible artists who will be
exhibiting their works at our Festival, we will showcase that Plymouth has
become the fine arts center of the Upper Kettle Moraine area.”
Friday night activities include the “Mill Street Live,” a cabaret musical
performance from 7:30 to 9:30 pm at the Plymouth Arts Center as well as free
admission to the "Alive in the Arts" exhibition on display in Gallery 110 North. Mill
Street Live’s high-energy song and dance review features popular music
guaranteed to entertain audiences of all ages. Call the Plymouth Arts Center at
(920) 892-8409 to purchase tickets.
Join the University of Wisconsin Carbone Cancer
Center and James Beard award-winning Chef Tory Miller for lunch and a cooking
demonstration at the Kalahari Resort. Chef Miller will share the kitchen
secrets that keep his restaurants, L'Etoile and Graze packed week in and week
out, while demonstrating a farmers market-themed meal and menu just for you!
Enjoy a silent auction and cocktail reception beforehand. All proceeds benefit
cancer research at the UW Carbone Cancer Center. Tickets are $100/person, at the
Kalahari Resort in Wisconsin Dells on June 3rd at 10:30am. More information at
uwhealth.org/adifferentslice or contact Janie Winston at 608-263-1032 or at firstname.lastname@example.org.
Second City Benefit for Gilda's Club Madison
Fri, May 17, 2013 | 7:30 PM
Capitol Theater |
$25 - $45
Chicago’s legendary sketch comedy theatre, The Best of The Second City will
appear at Capitol Theater featuring some of the best sketches, songs, and
improvisations from The Second City’s fifty two year history. Bryan Morris,
Madison’s Funniest Comic of 2012, will be kicking off this hilarious evening.
The Second City and Morris are generously providing this benefit performance in
support of Gilda’s Club Madison, a local cancer support
This event, presented by Marshfield Clinic and MIG Commercial Real
Estate, is also sponsored by A.V. Club, Brava, Celebrations
Entertainment, Fresh Madison Market, MAPRA and OBX Thinking.
For tickets: http://overturecenter.com/production/second-city-benefit-for-gildas-club-madison
Culver's in McFarland is donating 10% of proceeds to Common Threads on Wednesday, May 29th from 4 to 8pm. Please stop by, enjoy great food, and let your money do double time by also helping support good work.